There are two possibilities; you are working directly as an employee for a construction company. Then you are entitled to earn according to the Collective agreement (CAO) for the construction industry. Minimum wage when you are at least 22 years of age: Euro 11.89 per hour
Or you are hired by a job agency that sends you to a construction company. Then you are paid according to the collective agreement for the job agencies; Euro 11.80 per hour.
|Premiums||The first 3 hours are 25% extra paid.
Other extra hours between 05.00h and 21.00h; 50% extra. Construction workers who work on shift are paid 10% extra when working on a two shift basis, and 15% extra when working on a three shift scheme.
|Deductions||Tax and social premiums will be around 25% of your gross income is (€2000) It can rise to 27% if you earn Euro 2400.|
|Hours of Work||Normal working day is 8hrs, 40 hrs a week. Standard holiday is 25 days per year.
Because of the shortening of working time there are 22 days extra if you have a fulltime contract. This goes on the basis of a full years work, otherwise pro rato.
|Illness and Injury||In case of illness you will receive 70% of your income during two years. During the first year this can be adjusted to 100% depending on the applicable collective agreement.
Medical costs in case of an injury are insured.
|Other Info||There are many national specifics. The information is very basic.
further information in polish on the website of cnvhb union
See also www.polacypracujawholandii.pl or to www.tbbouw.nl/cao
fnvbouw, www.fnvbouw.nl, english speaking: Eric-Jan Leeuw, EricJan.Leeuw(at)fnvbouw.nl;
cnvhb,www.cnvhb.nl, english speaking: Harrie Bijen, harrie.bijen(at)cnvhb.nl
polish speaking: Bogusia Mackaay, Druivenstraat 3 4816KB Breda. 0031-765724639